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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Does your household have a written disaster evacuation plan for how you will leave your home,
in case of a large-scale disaster or emergency that requires evacuation?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,562 1,883 17.2 16.1-18.5 9,679 82.8 81.5-83.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,120 1,616 16.6 15.4-17.9 8,504 83.4 82.1-84.6
No 1,416 262 20.1 16.8-23.9 1,154 79.9 76.1-83.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 192 32 17.7 11.2-26.9 160 82.3 73.1-88.8
Recommended Range 3,578 578 17.9 15.7-20.5 3,000 82.1 79.5-84.3
Overweight 4,081 650 16.2 14.4-18.3 3,431 83.8 81.7-85.6
Obese 3,165 519 17.7 15.6-20.1 2,646 82.3 79.9-84.4
Current Smoker
No 9,574 1,514 16.1 15.0-17.4 8,060 83.9 82.6-85.0
Yes 1,939 365 21.9 18.5-25.8 1,574 78.1 74.2-81.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,522 290 19.2 16.6-22.0 1,232 80.8 78.0-83.4
No 9,923 1,577 17.1 15.8-18.4 8,346 82.9 81.6-84.2
Binge Drinker
No 10,520 1,740 17.1 15.9-18.3 8,780 82.9 81.7-84.1
Yes 911 119 17.5 13.5-22.4 792 82.5 77.6-86.5
Heavy Drinker
No 10,986 1,803 17.2 16.0-18.5 9,183 82.8 81.5-84.0
Yes 382 48 20.0 11.7-32.1 334 80.0 67.9-88.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,345 252 20.5 16.4-25.2 1,093 79.5 74.8-83.6
No 9,961 1,586 16.7 15.5-18.0 8,375 83.3 82.0-84.5
Current Asthma
Yes 982 186 18.5 14.6-23.2 796 81.5 76.8-85.4
No 10,521 1,690 17.2 15.9-18.5 8,831 82.8 81.5-84.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,623 327 20.7 17.9-23.8 1,296 79.3 76.2-82.1
No 9,820 1,538 16.9 15.7-18.3 8,282 83.1 81.7-84.3
Disability
Yes 4,380 761 18.3 16.2-20.6 3,619 81.7 79.4-83.8
No 7,017 1,093 16.8 15.4-18.3 5,924 83.2 81.7-84.6

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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